Edition 3

UJ Council Chair Mike Teke shares his insights on the role of Alumni 3

CONTENTS + 6 UJ tackles fraud by pioneering Digital Cer tificates and a vir tual qualification verification system within Africa. ALUMNI PROFILES 8 Angelo Kehayas, CEO of Profweb 10 Lesiba Mosehla, public health administrator, educator and politician 11 Melina Mutambaie Katende, Emerging Scholar Award 12 Dr Colinda Linde, Clinical Psychologist and Chairperson of SADAG 14 UJ Alumnus, Dr Bernard Nthambeleni, becomes Vice-Chancellor of the University of Venda 15 Nomndeni Mdakhi,entrepreneur and woman empowerment coach 17 Karl Muller, international tax specialist at Unilever 18 Limpopo born alumni are rocking the mining industry EVENTS 20 UJ’s influential alumni cocktail dinner 23 Applied informations systems first alumni breakfast 24 Soweto Science Centre, engaging high school students within the community 25 Close to 8000 high school learners visit the Ar t Centre 26 UJ Choir making moves within industry RESEARCH 29 Prof Saurabh Sinha, digital research and innovation institutes future of education 30 Prof Thaddeus Metz, man vs machine, the ontology of machine rationality 36 Prof Reinout Meijboom, serendipity and oppor tunities in chemistry HONORARY DOCTORATES 37 Rober t Michael “Bobby” Godsell, together let us build this beloved South Africa 38 Andrew Jackson Young Jr, civil rights activist 40 An honorary doctorate in recognition of technological innovation, President Xi Jinping 41 Katherine Johnson, NASA pioneer and African-American icon 42 Prof Ben Feringa, Chemistry Nobel Prize winner

32 Prof Sarah Gravett, preparing children for the Fourth Industrial Revolution 9 World rugby breakthrough player of the year, Aphiwe Dyanti 28 Prof Mercy Mpinganjira, digital technologies and customer experience 4 The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Marwala emphasizes on the importance of social sciences in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Editorial Team

In this edition, you will find some of UJ’s recent success stories, that is why the magazine is called ALUMNI IMPUMELELO, which means success in IsiZulu. Through this publication we take time to celebrate some Illustrious Alumni, Events, Research and Honorary Doctorates. We invite you to follow us on social media and update your contact details on the UJ website. This will allow us to re-connect with you and for you to share in UJ’s journey. This journey includes positioning UJ as a leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

From left: Dr Tinus van Zyl, Prof Kinta Burger, Mr Lubuto Kalenga, Mr Nell Ledwaba



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